FIF News

FIF to meet with SEC Division of Trading and Markets and Commissioners on CAT Implementation

On Tuesday, March 20th, FIF and a contingent of FIF Members will travel to Washington D.C. to discuss our alternate implemenation approach on CAT with the SEC Division of Trading and Markets and the Commissioners.  We will discuss the outcomes of this meeting on our full CAT Working Group call on Wednesday, March 21 at 2pm est. 

Posted Mar 19, 2018

New FIF Member Firms: Triad Securities and BIDS Trading

FIF is pleased to welcome two new members to the FIF Community this week: Triad Securities and BIDS Trading  We look forward to their participation in our committees, working groups and events.

Posted Mar 05, 2018

Operating Committee's Industry Update on the Consolidated Audit Trail

On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, at 4:15PM EST, the CAT NMS, LLC Operating Committee will be hosting a Consolidated Audit Trail webcast to discuss current progress on the CAT. The webcast will be recorded and playback will be available on the CAT NMS website. Please forward this meeting invite to any interested parties who would like to attend.




Please note that the event password for the WebEx is catnms


Teleconference Information:
Toll-Free: +1-877-918-9233

Passcode: 3216365#


Posted Feb 26, 2018

FIF Participates in CAT Subgroups

FIF is participating in discussions with representatives from SIFMA and the STA to discuss implications of Riskless Principal Transactions and Manual Quotes reporting into the Consolidated Audit Trail.  If you would like to participate in these discussions, please contact the program office at

Posted Feb 20, 2018

FIF Forms CAT Participant Spec and CAT EBS Subgroups

FIF has estabished two subgroups:  A CAT Participant Specificaiton Review Subgroup and a CAT EBS Subgroup. The goal of the Participant Spec Subgroup is to analyze the material contained in the Particpant Spec to determine potential synergy to to Industry Member Specficiation, identify gaps, and raise potential questions and concerns.  The goal of the EBS subgroup is to perform business analysis regarding incorporation of Electronic Blue Sheets into the CAT.  If you would like to join either of these subgroups, please email the program office at

Posted Feb 05, 2018